Joe Johnston has the Growing Bolder attitude. He’s had it for years. He just needed someone to preach it. When we were at the National Senior Games recently, we stopped by the pole vaulting competition to check in on Joe because we knew whatever happened, it would be interesting. As usual, Joe, aka badass #1, […]
In 2019, Julia Hawkins made history as the oldest woman to ever compete at a sanctioned track and field event — and Growing Bolder was there to capture not just the 50-yard dash itself, but Julia’s reaction to her record-setting run.
A record 13,712 athletes from nearly every state in America traveled to Albuquerque, N.M. to participate in the 2019 National Senior Games, presented by Humana. Records were set. Inspiration was delivered. Friends were made. And Growing Bolder’s team of reporters, including Marc Middleton, Bill Shafer and three-time Olympic gold medalist Rowdy Gaines, was there to capture all the moments that made this event so special.
Growing Bolder is heading to the National Senior Games! What kind of stories will we tell? Growing Bolder Founder/CEO Marc Middleton shares why our stories will have little do with winners and losers and everything to do with celebrating the spirit of all the participants.
Growing Bolder recently hosted our first ever Launchpad to What’s Next LIVE! event. The event was taped for an upcoming special that will air later this year on public television stations nationwide. We can’t show you any of the footage yet, but we can let you hear from some of the attendees to find out why this is something you’re going to want to tune in to when it premieres.
We’ve been asked so many times — “What’s the key to Growing Bolder? How can I stop dreading growing older and start celebrating the power, the passion and the possibility that every day brings?” We believe the answers to those questions and many more are in Growing Bolder founder and CEO Marc Middleton’s new book Growing Bolder: Defy the Cult of Youth, Live with Passion and Purpose. Here’s why!
It’s not the “retirement” Joanie Schirm imagined. A family mystery turned into a global quest, a journey of discovery, and a personal transformation into an internationally respected scholar, teacher and author. Her new book is a great read and a powerful reminder of the dangers of human aggression and intolerance and the power of love and compassion.
Multi-instrumentalist, composer and conductor Benoit Glazer risked his family’s entire life savings in order to launch a cultural movement inside the family’s home. See how is passion for the arts has forever changed an entire community.
The more we value experience, the more interested we become in travel. Many people over 50 say they regret not traveling more, and would do it more if they had an extra 30 years. News flash: you do have an extra 30 years. See how travel can charge your spiritual and creative batteries.
Our lives are becoming increasingly non-linear with respect to major life events. We can go to school, change careers, start a new business or pursue a new relationship at any age. So, what’s holding you back? Gear up for what’s next.